I’m Proud of My Butt

“Don’t you think that’s a little unhealthy? Maybe you should diet.” Um, no. No thank you. Why would someone even decide to open their mouth and say that? I’m proud of my butt. I grew up in a house where ‘big butt’ was synonymous to words like bad, unhealthy, and even sickly. Butts may have been the greatest physical disaster in the world- at least, that’s what I was taught. As a 20-year-old with much […]

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3 things to consider during your quarter-life-crisis

I’m going through a quarter-life-crisis and that’s okay. And no, I’m not crazy- it’s a sociological thing. 20-something seniors, graduates, and beyond trend towards this common dilemma of “what on Earth am I doing with my life” moments and some chenge, some don’t. Sure enough, I’ve recognized my crisis-crazed state for a good long time now but am only finally coming to this conclusion:  it’s okay to change it up- it’s okay to succumb to […]

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Birthdays and Birthmoms: what I wish she knew

Today I turn 20. Just one more year to add to my short stack, right? Well, now that I think about it… not really. Birthdays are something that everyone defines in their own unique way- some have family traditions, customs, rites of passage- you name it. Some people are more passive about celebrations while others, well let’s just say they going gorillas, huh. But to me, big days (especially birthdays) are an enormous deal.  I […]

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